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Analysis & Exploration: Computers, tablets, phones

How to Find "Whatsername" After All These Years?

Peter Paul and Mary had a hit single decades ago called “Whats-her-name.” The chorus goes: “I wonder whatever happened to whatshername.” Your PC might help you find not only whatshername, but also whatshisname too. Here is how to do it.

 

 

An Internet Enabled Life

Having used technology all my working life, and now being retired, I notice that many of my peers are missing out on some of the benefits that come with appropriate use of the latest technology.

In this first of a series of articles, I start by just describing my Internet-enabled life. In other parts of the series, we offer essays describing a myriad of ways the Internet can enrich your day. I want to get you “hooked” to the Internet.

 

 

Technology & the Future of Aging

This is a live recording (slides and audio) of a talk given by Richard Caro entitled "The Future of Aging, & the Intersection of Aging & Technology". This talk was given in March 2019, at the Commonwealth Club, San Francisco.

 

 

Explorer Discussions: Computers, tablets, phones

Tech Support: How Do You Do It?

 How do you keep your gadgets and computers working?

Our explorers are talking about this topic, and comparing notes. Join the discussion. Share what you do in the comments below.

 

 

Framing the Question:

Back in the day, you could go to the... ....... Read more

SF Explorers use Amazon Echo Show to Reach Across the Country

The San Francisco Explorers participate in a cross country video call demonstration of the use of an Amazon Echo Show. .........Read more

Explorers Focus on Hearing Problems and Solutions

Longevity Explorers from across the country discuss their hearing problems and share their experiences, good and bad, with hearing technology as they continue to seek better solutions. .........Read more

Favorite 'Wearables' @SRC

Advances in wearable technology, both in functionality and form factor, are seeing increased use among older adults. .........Read more

Photos: Share and Connect

'Photo Sharing as a Tool for Social Engagement' is the topic under discussion in the San Francisco Explorer group.  .........Read more

The iOS Health App Explained

San Francisco Explorer Lynn tells the group about how first responders can use your iPhone or Apple Watch to access your essential medical information during an emergency. .........Read more

 

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Useful Products & Resources: Computers, tablets, phones (shared by our Explorers)

Go Go Quincy

 
Go Go Quincy
 

Go Go Quincy is a website designed to provide easily accessible tech support services to the 55-plus market.

 

GetSetUp

 
GetSetUp
 

GetSetUp.io is an interactive social and learning system designed to help seekers learn new tech skills or get started on new tech projects. 

 

Support.com

 
Support.com
 

Support.com is an online tech support service intended to provide remote help and solutions to computer and other device-related problems.

 

Total Tech Support (Best Buy)

 
Total Tech Support  (Best Buy)
 

Total Tech Support from Best Buy is a membership fee-based service intended to provide a range of tech support services and discounts on repairs.

 

Memory-Lane.Tv

 
Memory-Lane.Tv
 

Memory Lane is a multi-media intervention designed to be a non-pharmaceutical approach to dementia using customized entertainment for people living with dementia.

 

KOMP by No Isolation

 
KOMP by No Isolation
 

KOMP is a combination of a smartphone app and a simplified one-button device designed for use by elderly people who are not tech-savvy. 

 

Lumin

 
Lumin
 

Lumin is a freestanding simplified touch screen with an app designed to help keep in touch with family, friends or caregivers through video, text, voice and photo sharing.

 

Livindi

 
Livindi
 

Livindi is a "keeping an eye on them" type of system that includes a large tablet (the LivindiPad) for video calls and photo viewing, as well as an (optional) suite of sensors to help monitor a person's activities and an emergency button. It includes an "App" that lets a caregiver monitor...

 

GrandPad: Purpose-built Tablet

 
GrandPad: Purpose-built Tablet
 

GrandPad is a simple and secure tablet computer and a managed service that digitally connects an older adult to their family and friends. They can easily view family photos and videos, play games, check weather, listen to music, send voice emails, make phone calls, video chat, and more.

 

 

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